Savouring rather than mindfulness?

Savouring rather than mindfulness?

Using savouring to expand our mindful experiences into appreciation There is a great deal of information out there that suggests we should engage in being more mindfully in the present moment. This blog explores what this means, and considers whether savouring might...
Mindfulness with children

Mindfulness with children

Children are amazing because they are mindful. When a child is shy they may express their feelings of shyness without fear, they are just ‘being’. They may be open to and aware of what they are experiencing in that moment without repression. Children start life...
Mandalas and Adult Colouring

Mandalas and Adult Colouring

It is almost two years since I was introduced to the idea of colouring Mandalas as a form of relaxation.  I was in Phoenix on a work trip and got talking to one of my crew colleagues on the flight over.  She told me that she had started colouring Mandalas when her...
Mindful Versus Mindless 

Mindful Versus Mindless 

The rise and rise of mindfulness Mindfulness is, in it’s simplest form, conscious awareness. It has become big business. The assistant head teacher responsible for pastoral care at my children’s secondary school tells me he is overwhelmed with emails from...
Is there such a thing as ‘mindful hope’

Is there such a thing as ‘mindful hope’

Hope can be defined as the difference between where we are now and where we want to be. Our hopes are not guaranteed, but we think there is a chance that what we want could happen. It requires us to project our thoughts into the future to visualise a change. Hope...
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